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Gifts for Runners

As the winter weather kicks in and annual gifts become the norm for many of us; we have put together a few ideas to help pitch the perfect present!

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Laura Muir set for 1000m world record attempt in Birmingham

Olympic silver medallist and World bronze medal winner Laura Muir (coach: Andy Young, club: Dundee Hawkhill) will mark her return to the West Midlands at the Birmingham World Indoor Tour Final on Saturday 25 February as she attempts to break Maria Mutola's world indoor 1000m record.

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Top tips to developing a regular training rhythm and routine

Unless you are a world class or elite runner your training should fit into your life comfortably rather than your life fitting around your training. A training-life balance is crucial if you are going to stick with your running for the long term. Here are our top tips to getting the balance right.

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Cairess XC win

Pre-race favourites Warner-Judd and Cairess, win senior titles at Liverpool Cross Challenge

Jess Warner-Judd (coach: Mick Judd, club: Blackburn) and Emile Cairess (Renato Canova, Leeds) were among the winners on a superb day of racing at the British Athletics Cross Challenge Liverpool which hosted the European Cross Country Championships Trials. James Heneghan and Revee Walcott-Nolan won the mixed relay trial races. Innes Fitzgerald and Will Barnicoat were the U20 winners at Sefton Park.

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Exercise in the outdoors burns 20 per cent more calories

The qualities of balance, coordination and agility

If you are ever spectating at an event, take the opportunity to look at the running form of the participants. You will probably notice that, generally speaking, the runners at the front of the field look more efficient and smooth as they run and those at the back look awkward and possibly a little clumsy. Why is this?

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